[etherlab-users] EtherCAT master on 64bit Ubuntu

Florian Pose fp at igh-essen.com
Wed Apr 14 14:58:44 CEST 2010

On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 02:55:10PM +0200, Ulf Stelbe wrote:
> I use the EtherCAT master at a Core i7 machine with the latest Ubuntu
> (Karmic koala) 64bit. I get serious kernel errors when starting the master
> or set debug level (which restarts it imo?). Must I disable the ethernet
> interface for the "normal" system operation? 

If you use the generic driver, you have to ensure, that no other
applications and protocols (for example ARP) use the interface. If you
use native drivers, the kernel won't see the interface anyway.

Please post the exact messages from /var/log/syslog.

Best regards,
Florian Pose


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